General Assembly Proposed Bill No. 155
January Session, 2021 LCO No. 579
Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
SEN. HASKELL, 26th Dist.
REP. PHIPPS, 100th Dist.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE COUNTING OF INCARCERATED
PERSONS FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING LEGISLATIVE
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General
1 That the general statutes be amended to require the adjustment of
2 federal decennial census figures to count an incarcerated person as
3 residing at such person's last known residential address instead of at the
4 correctional facility in which such person is incarcerated.
Statement of Purpose:
To provide for the adjustment of population data so as to count
incarcerated persons as residents of their last town of residence rather
than as residents of the town in which the correctional facility is located.
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